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The Tennant Challenge Cup – Friday 25th August 2017 – Hermitage Golf Club – Results

First played for in 1934

A field of over 20 members took part in this year’s Tennant Challenge Cup competition played on Friday last at the lovely Hermitage Golf Club on a truly magnificent day for golf.

Six past President’s participated and indeed it was from this group that Niall Crowley (2013-2014) emerged the winner with a great score of 39pts. Con Culhane (34 pts) and Frank Murray (32 pts) were second and third.

A number of visitors’ participated and former Lansdowne player, Des Dillon was the best of these with 37 pts. Paul Maher, current Captain of Hermitage Golf Club, was the second visitor with 34 pts. Paul is in fact a former Wanderers player.

A big thank you to Frank Murray for all the work done in organising this very successful day had by all. However Hermitage home advantage and local knowledge was not sufficient to get Frank the top prize.

A prize should also be awarded to the catering staff of Hermitage Golf Club for the wonderful BBQ dinner provided – a great finish to a great day.

Result:    The top scores on the day were,

Pos Pts Pos Pts
1 Niall Crowley 38 8 Rory Mac Mahon 29
2 Con Culhane 34 8 Alan King 29
3 Frank Murray 32 10 Kevin McGowan 27
4 Andy Whelan 31 10 Patrick McEntee 27
5 Kevin O’Loughlin 30 11 Peter O’Reilly 23
5 Paddy Buckley 30
5 Bob Jordan 30

 

Niall Crowley, with trophy, flanked by Paul Maher, Captain, Hermitage Golf Club and Liam McDermott, President, Wanderers FC, following his great victory in the Tennant Challenge Cup competition

Con Culhane receiving second prize from Paul Maher, Captain, Hermitage Golf Club and Liam McDermott, President, Wanderers FC

Frank Murray receiving third prize from Paul Maher, Captain, Hermitage Golf Club and Liam McDermott, President, Wanderers FC –Frank was organiser in chief for what was a great days golf but could not organise a winning score although on his home course

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